Missing Preston children found safe and well

Ruth and Sharpay
Ruth and Sharpay
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Preston police who appealed to find two children missing from home say the pair have been found safe and well.

Ruth Sowerby, nine, and 10-year old Sharpay Mohammed were last seen at Brockholes Brow at 3.45pm this afternoon.

Just after 9pm a spokesman for the police said: "We are becoming concerned for the welfare of Ruby Sowerby 9 yrs & Sharpay Mohammed 10 yrs last seen together at Brockholes Brow area of Preston at 15:45 on the 04th July 2018. If you see either of the children please call 101 quoting Log number 1286 of the 4th July 2018."

But an hour later, they revealed the pair had been found.

Police said: "Thanks to all who provided information and those who shared our last appeal for the two missing children Ruby Sowerby and Sharpay Mohammed from Preston. We are pleased to say that they have now both been located safe and well and returned home."